Havering gears up for a summer of cycle fun

Published: Monday, 22 July 2019

It’s time to get on your bike for summer as Havering Council has once again joined forces with Cycle Confident, to offer free cycle training across the borough this summer.

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Get on your bike in Havering this summer with the cycle hubs

This year, will see a host of cycling activities to enjoy, at five Bikewise hubs that will run from Monday 29 July until the end of August.

The programme offers training for all ages and abilities – from learning-to-ride sessions for children to bike maintenance workshops.

Each hub will have bikes that can be used for training, including both adult and children’s bikes.

The hubs will take place at the following venues:

  • myplace, Dagnam Park Drive, Romford, RM3 9EN
  • Rainham Village Primary School, Upminster Road South, Rainham, RM13 9AA
  • Ingrebourne Valley, Essex Wildlife Trust Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadron’s Approach, Hornchurch RM12 6DF
  • Thames Chase Forest Trust, Pike Lane, Upminster, RM14 3NS
  • The Coopers’ Company & Coborn School, St Mary’s Lane, Upminster, RM14 3HS

Councillor Osman Dervish, Cabinet Member for Environment, said:

“It’s fantastic to be working with Cycle Confident again to bring this programme to the five cycle hubs across the borough so that residents of all ages can learn cycle safety and bike repair skills.

“Not only is cycling a great opportunity to get fit, it’s a fun sport that people can enjoy on their own or with family and friends.”

To book places at any of the hubs, you can call Cycle Confident on 020 3031 6730 or email contact@cycleconfident.com

View full details on the programme, including timings and sessions